Young Bucks Outdoors

Missouri student archers take top honors at NASP World Tournament

Missouri student archers take top honors at NASP World Tournament

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Sophomore Kamryn Twehus, Blair Oaks High School, Missouri, dominated the NASP World Tournament, taking first in the girls’ division and was named overall individual champion, with a score of 299 out of 300. Photo courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation. More than 10,000 friends and family, 180 volunteers, and exactly 4,967 student archers from 358 schools...

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Bradford Pear Trees—The beautiful menace

Bradford Pear Trees—The beautiful menace

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Beautiful blossoms on beautiful trees have an ugly, invasive impact on native trees. Spring tree-planting is a great family activity, and it’s fun to watch the tree you’ve planted grow through the years. You may even know the kind of tree you want. It’ll be the first to flower in the spring, its leaves will turn into a fantastic blaze of orange and...

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YBO Critter Tales

Ssssnake advice? Just leave them alone
Ssssnake advice? Just leave them alone

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: This heavy-bodied, semiaquatic nonvenomous snake is often confused with the venomous western cottonmouth and needlessly killed. Admire it from a distance and you’ll both be happier. It’s summer and snakes are on the move.... READ MORE


Crowded aquarium? Don’t dump it outside
Crowded aquarium? Don’t dump it outside

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: Biologists hope aquarium and ornamental pond owners will learn about the unpredictable results of releasing exotic species. It’s almost summer, time for a long vacation, and you want to clean up or empty the aquarium in the cla... READ MORE


Is that a snake, lizard or worm?
Is that a snake, lizard or worm?

By Buckmasters Online

Photo: This charming glass lizard has a unique way to escape enemies by shedding its tail. You’re on a hike in the woods when you glance down and stop moving. That’s a snake, right? However, a second look may have you wondering ... READ MORE


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